BROOKS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BROOKS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Robinson: War on whites? The white folks are winning http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58275660-82/whites-brooks-obama-war.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58275660-82/whites-brooks-obama-war.html.csp">Robinson: War on whites? The white folks are winning</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eugene Robinson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T09:53:03.697-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 09:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • If there really were a “war on whites,” as a Republican congressman from Alabama ludicrously claims, it wouldn’t be going very well for the anti-white side. In 2012, the last year for which comprehensive Census Bureau data are available, white households had a median income of $57,009, compared to $33,321 for African-American households and $39,005 for Hispanic households. The white-black income gap was almost exactly the same as in 1972; the gap between whites and Hispanics actuall...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58275660@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 09:53:03 MDT Milbank: The battle cry of the besieged Southern white man http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58267585-82/chinese-american-america-china.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58267585-82/chinese-american-america-china.html.csp">Milbank: The battle cry of the besieged Southern white man</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T11:23:12.927-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 11:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • The unfriendly airwaves of talk radio this week gave us an inadvertently revealing moment. Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama, a Republican immigration hard-liner and part of what The Wall Street Journal just branded “the GOP’s Deportation Caucus,” was giving his retort to the paper’s pro-business editorialists on Laura Ingraham’s radio show Monday: “They need to be patriots, and they need to think about America first,” Brooks said. America First? How 1940! The congressman went on to condemn...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267585@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 11:23:12 MDT GOP congressman says Dems waging ‘war on whites’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58264306-68/brooks-democrats-race-war.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58264306-68/brooks-democrats-race-war.html.csp">GOP congressman says Dems waging ‘war on whites’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERICA WERNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T17:40:02.148-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 05:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A Republican congressman from Alabama says Democrats are engaged in a “war on whites.” Rep. Mo Brooks made his comment Monday on Laura Ingraham’s conservative talk-radio program. He said the Democratic Party claims white people hate everyone else and that it’s part of President Barack Obama’s strategy of dividing people on the basis of race, sex and class. The remarks came in a discussion of immigration legislation passed last week by the House, which could result in increased depor...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582643062014-08-05T17:40:02.148-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T17:40:02.148-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58264306@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 17:40:02 MDT NFL: Seven inducted into football Hall of Fame http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58254438-77/hall-pro-reed-bills.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58254438-77/hall-pro-reed-bills.html.csp">NFL: Seven inducted into football Hall of Fame</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By john wawrow</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T23:10:13.491-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Canton, Ohio • After delivering an emotionally charged speech that brought both laughter and tears, receiver Andre Reed had one more thing to do to make his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction complete. Turning his back to the crowd at the podium, Reed caught a pass from former Buffalo Bills teammate and fellow Hall of Famer Jim Kelly on the stage at Fawcett Stadium on Saturday night. The two then shared a long, emotional hug. It was a fitting finish for a tandem that set a then-NFL record by ho...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582544382014-08-02T23:10:13.491-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-02T23:10:13.491-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58254438@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 23:10:13 MDT NFL: Reed packs emotion, Strahan laughs at Hall of Fame http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58256033-77/pro-reed-brooks-nfl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58256033-77/pro-reed-brooks-nfl.html.csp">NFL: Reed packs emotion, Strahan laughs at Hall of Fame</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN WAWROW</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T18:13:30.903-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 06:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Canton, Ohio • Andre Reed delivered the emotion and managed to hook up for one more catch from Jim Kelly on the Pro Football Hall of Fame stage. And leave it to Michael Strahan and his familiar gap-toothed grin to bring the laughs in closing the ceremony honoring the seven inductees Saturday night. The defensive end cracked he was still a little scared of former New York Giants teammate Lawrence Taylor. Strahan singled out former Philadelphia tackle Jon Runyan in the crowd and referred to him as...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582560332014-08-05T18:13:30.903-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T18:13:30.903-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58256033@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:13:30 MDT Concert preview: Kix Brooks is enjoying the time of his life http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58233048-223/brooks-kix-park-deer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58233048-223/brooks-kix-park-deer.html.csp">Concert preview: Kix Brooks is enjoying the time of his life</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott Iwasaki </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Park Record</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T09:20:18.395-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 09:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Leon Eric Brooks, known to his fans as Kix Brooks, is looking forward to coming to Park City for the St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights concert at Deer Valley on July 31. The Grammy Award-winning country singer said the audience needs to be ready to have a good time. Read the full story at www.parkrecord.com/scene/ci_26217881/kix-brooks-is-enjoying-time-his-life.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58233048@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:20:18 MDT Taylorsville man dies in S. Idaho van rollover http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58232699-78/van-idaho-beaslin-brooks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58232699-78/van-idaho-beaslin-brooks.html.csp">Taylorsville man dies in S. Idaho van rollover</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T07:51:49.531-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 07:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Taylorsville man has died of injuries sustained in a weekend rollover on Interstate 84, just north of the Utah-Idaho state line. Idaho State Police confirmed Monday that Mark Beaslin, 60, was fatally injured when the van he was sleeping in rolled near mile post 273 about 3:20 a.m. Sunday. Kenneth Brooks, 17, of Magna, was driving eastbound when he swerved to avoid hitting an animal, overcorrected and ended up rolling the van into the freeway’s median. Beaslin, unrestrained and asleep in the c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232699@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:51:49 MDT Utah man dies in crash near Idaho border http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58229517-78/idaho-state-beaslin-brooks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58229517-78/idaho-state-beaslin-brooks.html.csp">Utah man dies in crash near Idaho border</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T14:17:50.101-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 02:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Taylorsville man died Sunday in an Idaho crash near the Utah state line. Mark Beaslin, 60, was sleeping in the cargo area of a van driven by Kenneth Brooks, 17, of Magna, according to Idaho State Police. About 3:20 a.m., Brooks was traveling eastbound on Interstate 84 when he swerved to avoid an animal and over steered back, causing his van to overturn at milepost 273, according to the state police. Beaslin was ejected when the van overturned. He and Brooks, who was wearing a seat belt, were t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58229517@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:17:50 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Weird Al’ gets ‘Tacky’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58186139-66/com-http-tacky-vulture.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58186139-66/com-http-tacky-vulture.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Weird Al’ gets ‘Tacky’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T07:00:59.02-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 07:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • “Weird Al” Yankovic is releasing eight videos in eight days to tout his new album, “Mandatory Fun,” kicking off with “Tacky,” a satirical salute to Pharrell Williams’ “Happy.” [Entertainment Weekly] • After a year on “Saturday Night Live,” Brooks Wheelan was given the ax — and it says something that the most notable thing he did all season was a tweet announcing he got fired. [Vulture] • Director Randall Miller and producer Jody Savin turned the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186139@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 07:00:59 MDT